About Us

Our History

ONABEN is a national 501(c)(3) organization, created in 1991 by four Oregon tribes to encourage the development of a private sector on their reservations. 


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Who We Are

Our programs, products and services are led by a staff and Board who understand the unique cultures and challenges found throughout Native and Indigenous communities. Get to know our executive team, staff and Board from across the country.


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What We Do

ONABEN provides curriculum, training and organizational capacity building focused on developing entrepreneurship in Native and Indigenous communities. ONABEN serves business development organizations and entrepreneurs across the United States and beyond with its Indianpreneurship® curriculum. 



ONABEN Resource Allocation - 78% of our organization's resources are allocated to programming, 16% are allocated to general and administrative costs & 6% are allocated to fundraising.  

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ONABEN works to empower Native American, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other Indigenous individuals and communities.


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